Bowie has been a major figure in the world of popular music for over four decades, and is renowned as an innovator, particularly for his work in the 1970s. He is known for his distinctive voice as well as the intellectual depth and eclecticism of his work. A cutting edge musician and artist, icon, entrepreneur, fashion guru, and all round inspiration to several generations, David Bowie remains a unique phenomenon in contemporary culture. Bowie's work has won him a vast international audience, yet at the same time his continued thirst for innovation has allowed him to balance worldwide popularity with impeccable credentials as a first grade pioneer right across the arts spectrum.
The A-Side of this 40th anniversary edition 7" vinyl single picture disc features Tony Viscontis 2007 "Young Americans" single mix, which makes its vinyl debut here. Side A runs at 45rpm.
The AA-side (which runs at 33 1/3rpm), is "Its Gonna Be Me (with strings)." This version was first released as a bonus track on the Young Americans special edition CD/DVD in 2007 and its also its first time on vinyl.
Side A: 45rpm / Side AA: 33 1/3rpm
Mixed at Looking Glass Studio
AA side - recorded at Sigma Sound, Philadelphia, PA
Vocal arrangements by David Bowie & Luther Vandross
1. Young Americans (2007 Tony Visconti mix single edit)
1. It's Gonna Be Me (with strings)